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English definition of “bear”

bear

verb [T] (HAVE)    /beər/ US  /ber/ (bore, borne or US also born)
C1 to have or continue to have something: Their baby bears a strong resemblance /an uncanny likeness to its grandfather . The stone plaque bearing his name was smashed to pieces . On display were boxing gloves that bore Rocky Marciano's signature . [+ two objects] I don't bear them any ill feeling (= I do not continue to be angry with or dislike them). Thank you for your advice , I'll bear it in mind (= will remember and consider it).Having and owning - general words
(Definition of bear verb (HAVE) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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